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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
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Kittitas County is committed to an inclusive public involvement process. You
can get involved in a variety of ways.
Kittitas County Comprehensive Plan Compliance – Public
As a result of the
Following Remand from Washington State Supreme Court in matters 07-1-0004c
and 07-1-0015 dated November 7th of 2011, Kittitas County has initiated work on the Comprehensive Plan
Compliance 2012 project for compliance with the Growth Management Act (GMA). As
part of this project, the County conducted early outreach activities in January
2012. These activities included preparation and distribution of a questionnaire
that was responded to by various stakeholders. The results of this effort are
presented in a Stakeholder Early Outreach report dated
February 2012. As recommended by County staff in this report,
the County has prepared a revised questionnaire. The purpose of the revised
questionnaire is to discover residents' perception of "What is 'rural'?" and
ways to preserve or manage characteristics of the rural environment they value.
If you wish to respond to these questions, please submit the answered
to Community Development Services, 411 North Ruby Street, Ellensburg
98296 before or at the upcoming Open House events in April and June, but no later than the end of
the business day of June 15, 2012. Answers can also be emailed by June 15 to
If you have any questions about this project, please contact Robert "Doc"
Hansen, CDS Planning Official, at 509-962-7506 or by e-mail at
Thank you in advance for your participation.
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.